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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag has occurred near Kulaman in Philippines

Earthquake location 6.4863S, 124.1568WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kulaman in Philippines. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:41:49 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/06/19 / 2019-06-05 20:41:49 / June 5, 2019 @ 8:41 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003w0p. Unique identifier: us70003w0p. Exact location, longitude 124.1568° East, latitude 6.4863° North, depth = 471.69 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 471.69 km (293 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Budta (c. 1 273 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Malingao (c. 1 122 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Cotabato (c. 179 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Koronadal (c. 125 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Polomolok (c. 64 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Bañga (c. 58 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Tacurong (c. 54 600 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Parang (c. 44 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silway 7, Amas, Bugasan. Close country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ENE of Kulaman, Philippines.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 124.1568° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.4863° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 471.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of Kulaman, Philippines Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-05 20:41:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-05 21:00:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 1.868 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 465 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003w0p Id of event.
Event Code 70003w0p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003w0p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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